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Beyond Mars & Venus: Lesson #4—Fantasy and Friendship

Beyond Mars & Venus: Lesson #4—Fantasy and Friendship

Romance, sexuality and attraction are all great BUT here’s the key: If all those feelings don’t have a foundation of friendship and respect for the other person’s character then take that as a warning sign. The only way to have a real and lasting relationship is to first build a friendship.

Out With The Old & In With The New
Start by writing a letter to your ex to uncover your 'Golden Nugget!' Just don't send it!

Out With The Old & In With The New

We’ve all heard the saying, “Out with the old and in with the new,” and when it comes to love it couldn’t be more beneficial. There is an exchange of energy that occurs with every person we connect with, and when we are intimate with someone that energetic exchange becomes even deeper. When we hold onto the past, it's as if we have ropes of energy holding us back and keeping us from moving forward toward our desired goal. When we do not release our exes, it's as if we are in a tug-of-war with the past. This is true whether or not we are “carrying a torch” for someone.

5 Ways To Recognize Your Prince Charming

5 Ways To Recognize Your Prince Charming

Valentine’s Day often feels like Valentine’s Month, doesn't it? Especially when we look around and see all of the happy couples fawning over each other while sharing secret glances, intimate moments and Desserts. Ugh! Citizens of the Toad Kingdom, I would guess that some of you ask, "When is it my turn to split the Chocolate Decadence?" Right? And How will you know your Prince Charming (PC) when you meet him - whether from an Online Dating Site or at the local library?

"The Greatest Love Of All"

"The Greatest Love Of All"

It’s happened again. Another American Icon burning out in what should be the prime of their life. But why? Why is it that individuals who are blessed with such God given talent and ability often lead such tragic lives? I believe the answer is found in the lyrics of one of Whitney Houston’s most popular songs, The Greatest Love. Because the greatest love of all Is happening to me I found the greatest love of all Inside of me

Ways To Encourage Free Play With Your Baby & Toddler

Ways To Encourage Free Play With Your Baby & Toddler

It is well established that free play is vital to the development of our children. You may be wondering what you can do at home to help. How do we cultivate creativity and a sense of play in our children? Here are some ideas. With Babies: 1) Play the musical face game. Assign each part of the face or the body a sound and then “play” those sounds as you touch them. This is a great way to get rid of the crankies! Watch my how to video from our musical parenting course here.

Give Your Mate Amnesty For Valentine's Day
The best Valentine's Day gift comes at absolutely no cost to you!

Give Your Mate Amnesty For Valentine's Day

Do you want to give your sweetheart something extra special for Valentine's Day? Are you tired of the same old flowers, candy, corny greeting card and dinner routine? As lovely and appreciated as these gifts can be, what if this year you give your beloved something that they would never see coming, something that will make both of you happy and is totally free?

Is Monogamy Natural?

Is Monogamy Natural?

I was watching a video done by Shanel Cooper-Sykes about a controversial topic that suggest that we as humans were not created by God to be monogamous even though in the Bible we are commanded not to commit adultery. This is an old theory that has been expressed across many panels and groups of relationship advisors (mainly men) who believe that the natural sexual drive of a man makes resisting the temptation to sleep with or love more tha

Video: When To Leave A Bad Relationship

Video: When To Leave A Bad Relationship

It is never easy to break up with someone you still love and whom you have spent several years with. It is even harder breaking up with someone you have been through many trials and tribulations with because you have a lot invested and there is a fear that your investment may pay huge dividends for someone else. We hold on with the hope that our beloved will change for the better all the while witnessing evidence that this “change” isn’t going to happen anytime soon. It is important to know when its time to cut your losses and call it quits.

Seeing Red On Valentine's Day

Seeing Red On Valentine's Day

I know many of you may be surprised at my lack of sentimentality and disdain for this manufactured-to-produce-not-love-but-guilt and-self-pity holiday called Valentine's Day. Seriously, my husband and I do nothing on this day except avoid all restaurants. To my thinking, there's nothing less romantic that being made to feel like you HAVE to be. It's similar to being an actor, bringing up emotions on cue.